Publication Date

5-25-2016

Abstract

[Excerpt] Eligible veterans are entitled to receive certain military honors at their funerals. In general, these honors are provided by the Department of Defense (DOD) to eligible veterans who are interred or inurned at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, and private cemeteries. There is no cost to the family of a veteran for military honors.

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Suggested Citation
Szymendera, S. D. (2016). Military funeral honors for veterans (CRS Report R44426). Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service.

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